Kazan, Russia

Irek Mosque

A glistening example of Italian design and artisanal excellence at the heart of Islamic architecture.

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The city of Kazan, in the Russian Republic of Tatarstan, is home to the Irek Mosque. The project was completed in 2018 in collaboration with Margraf Industria Marmi Vicentini.
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The internal cladding of the building, designed by architect Evgeny Bolotny, is made with curved and inlaid Macedonian Bianco Sivec marble, “the whitest marble in the world”.
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The structure of the Mosque – composed of a dome and two minarets – is modelled on traditional Islamic religious architecture canons.
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The exterior of the dome and the minaret tips are decorated with blue and turquoise tonalities of Orsoni smalti inspired by the colors of the sky and the sea.

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A custom-made floral design of blue, green and white hues of our precious smalti embellishes the interior of the dome.
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Yet another prestigious achievement obtained thanks to the uniqueness of Orsoni Venezia 1888 products that testifies the indissoluble partnership between the Furnace and religious architecture.

Kazan, Russia

Irek Mosque

A glistening example of Italian design and artisanal excellence at the heart of Islamic architecture.

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The city of Kazan, in the Russian Republic of Tatarstan, is home to the Irek Mosque. The project was completed in 2018 in collaboration with Margraf Industria Marmi Vicentini.

W
The internal cladding of the building, designed by architect Evgeny Bolotny, is made with curved and inlaid Macedonian Bianco Sivec marble, “the whitest marble in the world”.
W
The structure of the Mosque – composed of a dome and two minarets – is modelled on traditional Islamic religious architecture canons.
W
The exterior of the dome and the minaret tips are decorated with blue and turquoise tonalities of Orsoni smalti inspired by the colors of the sky and the sea.
W
A custom-made floral design of blue, green and white hues of our precious smalti embellishes the interior of the dome.
W
Yet another prestigious achievement obtained thanks to the uniqueness of Orsoni Venezia 1888 products that testifies the indissoluble partnership between the Furnace and religious architecture.